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17:36
17:36

Inspector of Mines Blocked from Accessing Mining Sites in Moroto Moroto District 2 1

Eneku had gone to Sunblet Mining Group Limited and Multi Task Company that replaced DAO Marble Limited, on Friday for an inspection and assessment of the activities.
19:24
19:24

Hima Cement Consulting for Surface Rights in Moroto mining in karamoja 3

Hima Cement is in the process of acquiring a Mining Lease for extraction limestone and marble in Rupa Sub County. Hima is earmarking 14.26 square kilometres in the area.
13:08
13:08

Mining: Moroto District Battling Environmental Degradation mining in karamoja 1

Moroto District Natural Resource Officer, John Lotyang, says the damage caused on environment through mining is alarming and threatens livelihoods in the district. He notes that many empty holes are being dug daily as people comb the land for minerals yet nothing is done to restore the areas.
11:31
11:31

Deployment in Mines Worries Karimojong mining in karamoja 4 1

In Moroto, the district Chairperson, Andrew Napaja Keem was denied access to the DAO Marble Mining Site last year. Other leaders in Nabilatuk, including the district youth chairperson reported denial to the mining site in his district.
17:21
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Jan Mangal Loses Gold Mining License in Karamoja mining in karamoja 3 1

Gerald Eneku, the Inspector of Mines in North Eastern Uganda says the license was cancelled after all attempts to have the company back to the site failed. He explains that Jan Mangul hijacked some of the required procedures into the acquisition of the mining lease, something he notes disadvantaged its production in Moroto.
07:25
07:25

Residents Storm Moroto Offices Over Surface Rights mining in karamoja 2 1 Top story

The residents who are drawn from various villages in Rupa Sub County are demanding over Shillings 300 million for leasing more than 100 acres of land in Nanyidik area in Rupa Parish to Sunbelt Company, a mining company dealing in marble.
16:11
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Miners, Activists Re-echo Need for Weighbridges in Karamoja allen kagina 2 1

Both the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA boss, Allen Kagina and Uganda Revenue Authority- URA Commissioner, General, Doris Akol have repeatedly promised to install weighbridges in Karamoja.
19:15
19:15

Speculators Hindering Mining Sector in Karamoja mining in karamoja 3 1

Jackson Angella Nawot, an elder and vice chairperson of Moroto District Mineral Watch Platform says the speculators have stood in the way for better bargaining power for the local community in the region.
13:01
13:01

DAO Marble, DFCU Abandon Karamoja Mining Site dfcu bank uganda 1 1

The site was operated by DAO Marble Africa Limited, a Private Owned Marble Company with exclusive quarries across East Africa. DAO started extracting marble from the site in 2013 after securing a mining lease from the Energy and Mineral Development Ministry through the Department of Geological Survey and Mine
16:30
16:30

Moroto Communities Form Association to Protect Land from Grabbers moroto district 1 2

Rupa Sub County, which is home to a number of minerals including gold, marble, and limestone among others, has championed a community association to help protect land.
15:08
15:08

Rupa Sub County Residents Protest Land Grabbing karamoja sub region 2 1

In 2010, Cornelius Kodet, the brain behind the factory was given 100 acres of land by the community to construct 100 houses for the elders. However, since then, the houses have never been constructed. Rupa residents were surprised to learn that Kodet was instead planning to construct a cement factory and was in possession of a land title of 442 acres.
15:50
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Anti-corruption Coalition Asks Government To Revoke Licences mining in karamoja 2 1

Denis Okori, the Manager Moroto, Nakapiripirit Religious Leaders Initiative for Peace, MORNALIP, one of the consortium in the Anti-corruption fight in the region, says there are a lot of irregularities in the mining sector characterised by exploitation of the residents and their leaders.
10:40
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Moroto Residents, Tororo Cement Bicker over Compensation mining in karamoja 1 1

Kosiroi mining site is the limestone base for Tororo Cement. The company has been ferrying limestone from Kosiroi since 2002 to facilitate activities at its factory in Tororo district. The company has two mining leases in Kosiroi.
12:14
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Tororo Cement, Tepeth Community Yet to Agree on Limestone Mining mining in karamoja

The idea to draft a Memorandum of Understanding MoU emerged following a standoff in July 2016. The community blocked Tororo Cement from accessing the site in Kosiroi village over low prices, land compensation and surface rights. The stormy event compelled the state minister for minerals, Peter Lokeris, to hold a crisis meeting with the parties involved including officials for the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
08:13
08:13

Moroto Cement License Cancelled minerals 3 1

Edwards Katto Kagimba, the Director Geological Survey and Mines, says they were compelled to withdraw the mining license because of the failure by the company to meet its obligations.
09:22
09:22

Over 13000 Involved In Marble Mining In Karamoja moroto district Top story

Absolute poverty and climate variables over the past decade have sent natives into artisanal mining in the sub region's mineral potential that has gold and marble.
07:55
07:55

Report Faults Govt, Mining Companies On Human Rights In Karamoja mining in karamoja 5

A report by Human Rights Watch reveals that mining in Karamoja could transform the region from the stories of malnutrition and poverty levels often heard. The report, “How Can We Survive Here? The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Karamoja, Uganda,” points out that in the drive to attract investment in the region, government should also take note of the rights of the indigenous people.
07:05
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Hundreds Face Eviction As Investors Commence Mining In Moroto mining in karamoja 1

About 800 families living in the Rupa and Katikekile mineral rich Sub Counties in Moroto district face eviction as investors commence mining activities. So far Government has awarded seven mining licenses to international and local companies in Moroto district. These include Tororo Cement, African Minerals, India Marble, Jay Magal Gold Mining Company, and Dao among others.
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